Maharashtra politics

Maha power tussle: BJP’s backing for Ajit against pact with us, says Shinde camp

Bharat Gogawale said when the alliance with the BJP was formed,  it was decided that Shinde will remain the chief minister till the next elections in 2024.

published on : 24th April 2023

Ajit Pawar capable of becoming Maha CM, says Sanjay Raut

Raut's remark comes after Pawar, on Friday, said that NCP can stake a claim to the post of the chief minister "now also" instead of waiting for 2024.

published on : 22nd April 2023

Why 2024, NCP can stake claim to Maharashtra CM post now also: Ajit Pawar

Queried about him being soft on senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, Pawar said the two had political and ideological differences but weren't enemies.

published on : 22nd April 2023

Ajit Pawar denies NCP rift, says not joining BJP 

Top NCP sources said that Ajit Pawar, Sunil Tatkare and Praful Patel do believe that NCP should go with the BJP and get immunity from arrest in connection with various cases.

published on : 13th April 2023

Mumbai Diary: Fadnavis cornered by Opposition over ‘inaction’

Former chief minister Uddhav Thackeray will lead the Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra against the BJP in the upcoming elections.

published on : 7th April 2023

Maha Vikas Aghadi will fight polls unitedly against Shinde-BJP combine: Prithviraj Chavan

To a query on whether Uddhav Thackeray was heading the MVA, Chavan said there was nothing to speculate on who would lead the alliance.

published on : 6th April 2023

150 meetings with Shinde, Fadnavis to topple Uddhav's govt: Maharashtra minister

BJP leaders and Fadnavis had earlier denied their role in pulling down the Thackeray government.

published on : 29th March 2023

Sharad Pawar steps in to douse MVA fire over Savarkar

After Uddhav’s warning, NCP chief brokers peace between Cong, Sena  

published on : 29th March 2023

Maharashtra BJP flip-flop over seat-sharing with ally Shinde

Bawankule showed his ambitious side while addressing his party leaders, saying it was supposed to be ahead of others in election matters.

published on : 19th March 2023

Governor can’t precipitate govt fall, observes SC on Maharashtra crisis

The top court asserted that a governor of a state cannot lend his office to effectuate a particular result while hearing on the events that unfolded during the 2022 Maharashtra political crisis.

published on : 16th March 2023

17 Lakh Maharashtra govt staff on strike over Old Pension Scheme

Emergency services, health and education are worst-hit in the state.

published on : 15th March 2023

Maharashtra may lose another big-ticket project soon

Having already lost out on a series of mega projects which got allocated to other states, Maharashtra is now set to lose the once-profitable Mahananda Dairy to the Central government. 

published on : 14th March 2023

Farmer suicides up in Maharashtra; average of eight farmers die daily over financial distress

According to the state government data, as many as 1,203 farmers have died by suicide in the last seven months under the Eknath Shinde administration's rule.

published on : 10th March 2023

Uddhav Thackeray attacks BJP, Eknath Shinde in first public rally since ECI's order

Uddhav asked how much the BJP and Eknath Shinde would steal, adding that "they stole the party founded by my father and its symbol and they also want to use his photo to garner votes."

published on : 6th March 2023

Could not continue in MVA due to differences: Shinde faction tells SC

The CM-led faction on Wednesday told the Supreme Court they could not continue to be in coalition with MVA due to difference in ideologies.

published on : 2nd March 2023

SC to Maha guv: Ask for House majority

“The problem is antecedent circumstances which necessitated the floor test is an alleged defection.

published on : 1st March 2023

'We are Hindutvawadi, but we are not the BJP's slave', says Shiv Sena in editorial

The editorial said leaders like BJP's Devendra Fadnavis are now embracing the 'dream of Balasaheb', but they did not remember the late Sena supremo while snapping ties with the party in 2014.

published on : 23rd August 2022

13 Shiv Sena Lok Sabha MPs attend meet on Presidential polls, most back Murmu

Shiv Sena leader Kiritkar said 13 MPs physically attended the meeting, while 3 others could not make it to the gathering, but affirmed their support to the party leadership.

published on : 11th July 2022

Case against six toll booth staffers in Maharashtra over argument with Congress MLA Hiraman Khoskar

The incident took place at Padgha toll plaza in Thane around 10.30 pm on Wednesday when Congress MLA Hiraman Khoskar was returning to Nashik from Mumbai.

published on : 17th September 2020

Aaditya as CM or playing second fiddle to BJP? Sena adopts wait-and-watch approach 

The deliberations within the Sena are currently revolving around two options viz. to stay with BJP and increase stake in the government and to make Aaditya the CM with the help of Congress and NCP.

published on : 25th October 2019
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